The Buzz on Bees Episode 3: Interview with Les Crowder

by Julie Tennis on July 30, 2012

Les Crowder is a top-bar beekeeper, co-owner of For the Love of Bees, Les Crowder inspects a frame of honeyand co-author of Top Bar Beekeeping:  Organic Practices for Honeybee Health (due to be released at the end of August, 2012).  In this interview you’ll get an inside look at the life experiences that led Les to switch from Langstroth to top bar bee hives, how wax moths can be beneficial to honeybee colonies, the pros and cons of top bar beekeeping, and how Les single-handedly chased a bear off his apiary.

Be sure to check out Les’ new book, where he shares more stories about his life as a beekeeper and tells you everything you need to know to get started with top bar bee hives!

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